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The Leech Woman (1960) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Edward Dein .

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The Leech Woman (1960)

By Beatrice on Jan 4, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Leech Woman Directed by Edward Dein Written by David Duncan; Story by Ben Pivar and Francis Rosenwald 1960/USA Universal International Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Not to be confused with The Wasp Woman … June Talbot (Colleen Gray) is ten years older than her husband, endocrino... Read full article

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June Talbot: Did you say whiskey?
[Pouring herself a shot]
June Talbot: Here's to you whiskey - guardian of all frustrated wives.

[first lines]
Dr. Paul Talbot: Well, that's a novelty - you're refusing anything with alcohol in it! I'm not used to seeing you sober this time of day.

[Confronting his alcoholic wife]
Dr. Paul Talbot: It's interesting to watch a "bottle baby" defend her weakness. One thing I can say for you, your approach is always different. Today, it's complete submission. I can't even get a rise out of you. You know, I think I like you better when you're sloppy drunk and violent. That's the real you, and that's the one I like, the one that hates me and gives me a chance to hate back.

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Stars Coleen Gray and Phillip Terry were so into their performances as a feuding couple that they didn't even get along off-camera either.
Universal (then Universal-International) made this low budget horror film because they needed a second feature to play with their U.S. release of the Hammer production The Brides of Dracula.
The nurse remarks that Old Malla looks like she came right out of The Mummy's Tomb, a movie produced by Ben Pivar.
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